The 11 a.m. Memorial Day ceremony at Sanger Cemetery is a longtime tradition with a format that hasn't changed much over the years.
A ringmaster and circus acts replaced usual master of ceremonies Rick Bubenik onstage this year at the annual chamber of commerce awards banquet.
The planning commission on a split vote, with two members recusing themselves, agreed on a recommendation to go to the city council for a final decision on a controversial state ordered rezoning plan.
The last Apache to leave the dugout May 17 was also the one who delivered the biggest offensive play of the night as Sanger dueled arch-rival San Joaquin Memorial for the Division II championship at Pete Biden Field in Bob Bennett Stadium.
Cu-Nisha Mitchell, Lynley Montano, Daylah Gonzalez and Jennifer Villalobos raced around the track at breakneck speed, intent on extracting every ounce of speed they could while making three passes of the baton.
Coach Scott Okada hugged many of his varsity volleyball players and offered encouragement as they left the classroom that serves as a temporary locker room.
Seniors Ossiel Gomez and Jose Rauda and others in their group helped set up the night’s event in the Sanger High south gym May 16.